Brands & Technologies

Gladiator® Material

This is a patented material created by Pfanner Austria. It is extremely tear-resistant and meets the highest demands. It is also water-repellent, as well as oil and dirt resistant. The Gladiator® material is found on the front of all Gladiator® pants where you face the most abrasion.

KlimaAIR® Temperature Regulator

This patented Pfanner technology is used in various pants, jackets, and boots. It operates as a dual-purpose inner layer, ventilating and cooling in warm temperatures and insulating in cool temperatures.


The patented Nanoshield® technology is a water and stain repellent leather that is exextremely easy to clean and resistant to natural acids. It can be found on many Pfanner shoes.

StetchZone® Inserts

The patented Pfanner StretchZone® technology is elastic fabric inserts that provide maximum freedom of movement and wearing comfort in select Pfanner pants and jackets.

StretchFlex® Material

The patented Pfanner StretchFlex® technology ensures a perfect fit and enhanced breathability. Whether in gloves, pants, or jackets, StetchFlex® provides maximum wearing comfort.

StretchAIR® Material

The patented Pfanner StretchAIR® material is stretchy and breathable to keep you comfortable during physical exertion. This technology is commonly found in jackets , pants, and functional clothing.

Zipp-2-Zipp® Compartment Closure System

The patent-pending Zipp-2-Zipp® closure system is found on most Pfanner jackets. It allows for optimal and convenient access to storage compartments.

Zipp-4-Fit® Closure System

The patented Zipp-4-Fit® closure system provides a wide range of sizes in just one product.

3CON® Reflectors

The 3CON® reflective strips and icons ensure maximum light reflection and increased visibility. They are featured on most Pfanner products.

100% MembranFREE

MembranFREE products provide maximum breathability and reduces moisture formation.

AEQUALITAS – Equality®

Equality design for both left and right-handed people and sophisticated sorting compartments hold everything in place. Found on most Pfanner jackets.

BT-COM Technology

Technology used in the Protos® bluetooth communication systems.

Merino Wool

Merino wool is a diverse material used in many Pfanner products. It has numerous benefits including optimal temperature regulation, moisture control, and odour-inhibiting qualities. It is found in Pfanner base-layers and hunting apparel.

Magnetic Closure Systems

Magnetic closure systems are a convenient and efficient feature that provides optimal ease-of-use.

Humidity Management

Many Pfanner garments are designed to optimize humidity management through various technologies, depending on use. Humidity management can be controlled through technologies (of combinations of technologies) such as MembranFREE®, StretchAIR® material, KlimaAIR®, and Merino blends.

SympaTex® Membrane

SympaTex® is a type of fabric that is branded as waterproof but breathable, made and licensed by SympaTex Technologies GmbH. The fabric features a waterproof, windproof and breathable membrane that is laminated to fabrics either on its inner surface or sandwiched between two fabric layers. This brand is found on products such as the Venture Rain Jacket and others.

Gore-Tex® Membrane

Gore-Tex® is a waterproof, breathable fabric membrane and registered trademark of W. L. Gore and Associates. Gore-Tex® can repel liquid water while allowing water vapor to pass through and is designed to be a lightweight, waterproof fabric for all-weather use. This brand technology is often featured on Pfanner boots and footwear.

Vibram® Soles

Vibram S.p.A. is an Italian company based in Albizzate that both manufactures and licenses the production of Vibram branded rubber outsoles for footwear. Vibram revolutionized footwear outsoles and continues to lead the industry with both new and proven technologies to this day. All Pfanner footwear features Vibram outsoles.

Boa® Closure Systems

The Boa® Fit System is a patented system integrated on select Pfanner footwear and other market-leading brand partner products. The Boa® system is designed to enable consumers to dial in to fast effortless precision fit.

PRIMALOFT® Insulation

Primaloft® is a synthetic insulation proven to provide an efficient thermal barrier, be of equivalent density, possess similar compressional properties as traditional down, with improved wetting and drying characteristics, and have superior loft retention when wet. Unlike down, PrimaLoft® is able to retain 96% of its insulating capability when wet by maintaining its loft, making it ideal for use in cold, wet conditions. This technology is found in the ThermoJacket, ThermoVest, and Primaloft Toques.

37.5 Cocona Natural Technologies™

37.5® Cocona Technologies use coconos polyester and is designed to control core-body temerature. This is ideal for base layers, such as the Pfanner Zip-Neck Shirt.